Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and writer Daniel Alarcón, the host and executive producer of Radio Ambulante, tell the story of a poet who changes Santiago, Chile, with building poems.
Dick speaks with Chilean writer Ariel Dorfman as a part of the series “Searching for Change.”
Tio Hardiman describes his childhood in Chicago's Henry Horner projects, and the violent rites of passage he experienced.
Dispelling myths about December 21, 2012 with a NASA Astrobiologist, and a Mayan Activist.
Percussionist Alfred "Uganda" Roberts talks about the musicians with whom he’s worked.
How a college professor from Southern California developed a relationship with the transnational criminal organization MS-13.
Two Hurricane Katrina survivors traveled to Japan and shared their experiences with tsunami survivors – even though they didn’t speak any Japanese.
The author reads the chapter "Lina" from his novel.
Novelist Justin Torres reads a passage from his debut novel, We The Animals, in which a father tries to teach his wife and son to swim.
A poem by Sharon Olds capturing a daughter's trip home to a sick father.
Poet Martin Espada reads his poem “Trouble Ball” about going to a baseball game with his father.
WBEZ and the Center for Public Integrity investigate the case of Carlos Centeno, a worker who was burned by water and chemicals at a factory.
Guest host Sean Cole speaks with novelist T. Geronimo Johnson about his sprawling debut "Hold It ’Til It Hurts."
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